Recommended Academic Coursework for Middle Level Mathematics and Science (Grades 4-8)
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MAT 105: Mathematics for Teachers I

MAT 106: Mathematics for Teachers II
MAT 204: Introduction to Mathematical Logic
MAT 205 Mathematics for Teachers III
MAT 208: Introductory Statistics
ED 463: Methods of Middle School Mathematics
BIO 103: Principles of Biology
BIO 320 Ecology
CHE 102: Physical Science
PHY 110: General Physics I
ED 464: Methods of Middle School Science


Recommended Academic Coursework for Middle Level Mathematics (Grades 4-8)
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MAT 105: Mathematics for Teachers I
MAT 106: Mathematics for Teachers II
MAT 131: Precalculus Mathematics
MAT 204: Introduction to Mathematical Logic
MAT 205: Mathematics for Teachers III
MAT 208: Introductory Statistics
MAT 230: Calculus I
ED 463: Methods of Middle School Mathematics


Recommended Academic Coursework for Middle Level Social Studies (Grades 4-8)
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POS 111: American Democratic Government
ECON 110: Current Economic Issues
SSC 222: Introduction to Geography
POS 225: Contemporary World Affairs
HIS 101: Western Civilization: Antiquity to the Renaissance
HIS 240: Topics in Global HistoryHIS 303 20th Century World History
HIS 308: American Revolution and Constitution
ED/HIS: 461 Social Studies Methods: Pennsylvania’s Founding and the World


Recommended Academic Coursework for English/Language Arts and Reading (Grades 4-8)
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COM 101: Composition and Research
COM 261: or 263 Poetry Writing or Fiction Writing
COM 270: ESL Teachers
ENG 202 or 209: Critical Approaches to Literature or Adolescent Literature
ENG 302 or 303: Shakespeare
ENG American Literature (200-400 level)
ENG Elective
ED 333: Literature Methods for Middle Level and Secondary Inclusive Classroom
ED 460: Teaching Literacy/Language Arts to Developing Readers


Recommended Education Coursework for All Middle Level Majors (Grades 4-8) 
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SPE 100: Overview of Human Exceptionalities
ED 203: Social Foundations for the Middle Learner
ED 209:  Planning, Instruction & Assessment
ED 210:  Methods for the Elementary Inclusive Classroom
ED 215: Adolescent Development
ED 313:  Managing Classroom Learning Communities
ED 333: Literary Methods for Middle Level and Secondary Inclusive Classroom
ED 402: Professional Seminar
ED 436: Field Experience III (150 hours)
ED 460: Teaching Literacy/ Language Arts to Developing Readers
ED/HIS 461: Social Studies Methods Pennsylvania’s Founding and the World
ED 463: Methods of Middle School Mathematics
ED 464: Methods of Middle School Science
ED 470: Student Teaching
ED 472: Student Teaching Seminar
   

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